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Sunday, September 15, 2013

THERAPY CURBS SOCIAL ANXIETY WITHOUT MEDS

The effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy, a kind of counseling that helps people respond more skillfully to negative emotions, gives hope to many sufferers of social anxiety disorder that there is a treatment that can last and endure without drugs. (Credit: Freddie Peña/Flickr)

THERAPY CURBS SOCIAL ANXIETY WITHOUT MEDS

Brain imaging shows that the symptoms of social anxiety disorders can be managed by using cognitive behavioral therapy, researchers say.
Social anxiety disorder—which can include fear of speaking in public, interacting with people, or being the center of attention—affects millions of people each year.

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